Ch 5: Rock Deformation & Mountain Building: Homeschool Curriculum

About This Chapter

The Rock Deformation & Mountain Building chapter of this Middle School Earth Science Homeschool course is designed to help homeschooled students learn about how rocks become deformed and how mountains form. Parents can use the short videos to introduce topics, break up lessons and keep students engaged.

Who's it for?

This unit of our Middle School Earth Science Homeschool course will benefit any student who is trying to learn about rock deformation and how mountains develop. There is no faster or easier way to learn about the deformation of rocks and mountain building. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who require an efficient, self-paced course of study to learn kinds of mountains, rock deformation types, geological faults and geological folds.
  • Homeschool parents looking to spend less time preparing lessons and more time teaching.
  • Homeschool parents who need an Earth science curriculum that appeals to multiple learning types (visual or auditory).
  • Gifted students and students with learning differences.

How it works:

  • Students watch a short, fun video lesson that covers a specific unit topic.
  • Students and parents can refer to the video transcripts to reinforce learning.
  • Short quizzes and a rock deformation and mountain building unit exam confirm understanding or identify any topics that require review.

Rock Deformation & Mountain Building Unit Objectives:

  • Learn about different ways that mountains can form.
  • Become familiar with types of stress that influence rock deformation.
  • Identify the kinds of geological faults.
  • Understand what folds are and how they're classified.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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